Artist Giovanni Volpato, Italian, 1733-1803
Artist after Giuseppe Cades, Italian, 1750-1799
Artist after Raphael, Italian, 1483-1520
Publisher Calcografia Nazionale, Italian
  • The Disputa
  • La Disputa (alternate title)
Date between 1733 and 1803
Medium Engraving printed in black ink on wove paper
Dimensions Plate: 22 1/8 × 29 1/8 inches (56.2 × 74 cm)
Sheet: 30 3/4 × 43 inches (78.1 × 109.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1S1211
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Drystamp, lower right corner of plate mark: REGIA CALCOGRAFIA DI ROMA (Lugt 2144)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, as part of the image, upper left: RAPHAEL | SANTIVS | PINX.
Inscribed, upper right: IN AEDIBVS | VATICA | NIS.
Inscribed, lower left: Joseph Cades delineavit
Inscribed, lower center: PIO SEXTO PONT. MAX.
Inscribed, lower right: Joannes Volpato sculpsit, et vendit Romae
Inscribed, lower right corner of the plate: JOANNES VOLPATO D.D.D. | II
Inscribed, in brown ink, lower left corner of sheet: No 1211. The Disputa. By - Giovanni Volpato.
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)